Special Funds

In addition to raising funds for general programs and services, Memorial Foundation also supports many important initiatives, including:

Breast Cancer Center Fund – helps to support the capital, educational and treatment program needs of Memorial Breast Cancer Center.

Cancer Patient Care Fund – provides need based, emergency financial assistance to cancer patients. May include assistance with treatment related medication, utility bills, rent or mortgage.

Jessie Salone Nursing Education Fund – provides the means necessary to continue the education of nurses in the traditional manner of patient and family centered care.

Kirlin Patient and Family Resource Center Fund  – founded by Memorial Regional Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Council to provide information, connections and support to patients and families during hospitalizations. It is staffed by dedicated volunteers.

Laura Lia Murray Fund for Ovarian Cancer – promotes awareness and education on early detection and risk factors of ovarian cancer.

Leeza's Place – is "A Place for Caregivers," a community gathering place and resource center for caregivers impacted by any chronic or progressive illness.

Leukemia, Lymphoma and BMT Program Fund – provides long term, need based housing assistance for patients undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplant. Also assists in outreach and equipment needs of the Bone and Marrow Transplant Program. 

Memorial Cancer Institute Fund – assists in the acquisition of equipment and funding of educational and treatment programs for Memorial Cancer Institute.

Memorial Rehabilitation Institute – assists in the continuation to address the physician, cognitive, emotional, social and psychological needs of patients to help maximize their efforts in regaining their independence.

Pink Angels Fund – provides need based assistance to breast cancer patients for the purchase of products and services of the Image Recovery Center.

Thoracic Oncology Program Fund – established to assist in the programmatic and equipment needs of the Lung Cancer Program at Memorial Cancer Institute.

Wittich Family Breast Cancer Research Program Fund – supports research and research related activities of Memorial Breast Cancer Center including clinical trials, database support and staffing.

Women’s Imaging Center Fund – equipment purchases, education, treatment programs and patient care related to Women’s Imaging Center.

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